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Wales 0 Belgium 1 LIVE SCORE: Tielemans gives Belgians lead after Ampadu strike ruled out for offside – updates


YOURI TIELEMANS’ second-half strike has given Belgium the lead in Cardiff.

Wales scored an early screamer through Ethan Ampadu, only to have it ruled out by VAR.

There was an offside in the build-up and Ampadu’s celebrations were all for nothing after the strike was KO’d.

Robert Page‘s side are currently bottom of their group, having lost both of their opening games in the competition.

  • Kick-off time: 7.45pm UK
  • TV channel: Premier Sports 1
  • Live stream: Premier Player
  • Wales team: Hennessey, Robert, Rodon, Mepham, Davies, Ampadu, Allen, Wilson, Williams, James, Bale.
  • Belgium team: Casteels, Theate, Boyata, Dendoncker, Witsel, Tielemans, Trossard, Meunier, Carrasco, De Bruyne, Batshuayi.

Stay up to date with all the latest in our live blog…

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    82. Wales are buzzing around, trying to make something happen.

    Burns has the ball out wide on the right and tries to switch play.

    He puts a little too much on the cross and it runs harmlessly out for a goal kick.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    80. Brennan Johnson is on the floor clutching his back.

    He charged down a Boyata clearance initially.

    As both players went in for the second ball, Boyata followed through and caught Johnson.

    He is back to his feet but walking gingerly.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    78. Belgium are on the attack.

    Ramsey has the ball in the corner, boxed in by two Belgian players.

    He cheekily plays the ball of Eden Hazard for a goal kick.

    The Belgian finds the funny side the cheekiness of Ramsey’s play.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    76. Neco Williams is getting forward more and more.

    He has put in a good shift today.

    Belgium are struggling to get out of their own half.

    Credit: PA
  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    74. Wales break forward and stretch the visitors.

    They manage to win a corner.

    The ball is crossed in but is headed clear by the Belgians.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    72. Colwill, Burns and Johnson come on for Wales.

    Fresh legs come on for the home side.

    They need to try and stretch the Belgians.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    70. Eden Hazard comes on for Belgium.

    The player who has failed to deliver since his transfer to Real Madrid.

    He has struggled with injury since his move.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    68. Norrington-Davies receives a yellow card.

    Unlucky for the youngster as there was no intention on his part.

    He will miss the next game now.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    66. Wales break away and the ball is clipped over the top for Dan James.

    He gathers the ball and holds it up looking for support.

    The attack breaks down as Belgium regather the ball.

    Credit: PA
  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    64. Ramsey is creating chances through the middle.

    Offering passes of the highest quality to his teammates.

    The fresh legs of Norrington-Davies will test Belgium.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    62. The game is for Wales to chase now.

    Belgium will quite happily see this game out with a single-goal victory.

    The fans start to get behind the home side more.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    60. Belgium are trying to manage the game now.

    Their attacks have slowed down, controlling the tempo.

    Theate is booked for a foul on Dan James.

    Carrasco comes off for Thorgan Hazard.

    Rhys Norrington-Davies replaces Connor Roberts.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    58. Wales swing in a corner which is headed back across the box.

    The home side manage to win the ball at the back post and get it into the danger area.

    The ball breaks free for Rodon but his shot is wide of the goal.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    56. Should Wales lose this game, their return in the opening three games of the Nations League does not tell the story of their performances.

    They have deserved more than defeat in their last two home games.

    When you play better teams however, they are far more clinical in front of goal.

    Credit: Alamy
  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    54. Wales come forward with Aaron Ramsey.

    He loses the ball but shows the desire to win it back.

    Belgium manage to regain possession.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    52. Wales need to regather themselves here.

    They were caught out by some incisive play by Belgium.

    The visitors are starting to grow in confidence now.

  • Wales 0-1 Belgium

    50. Great play by Belgium for the goal.

    De Bruyne feeds Batshuayi who holds the ball up.

    He then lays it off to the oncoming Tielemens who slots the ball home from the edge of the box.

  • Goal – Youri Tielemens (Belgium)

  • Wales 0-0 Belgium

    48. Belgium have an early corner.

    Played short by De Bruyne, he receives the ball back again.

    Clipping a left-footed cross into the box, Hennessey punches clear.

    Credit: Alamy
  • Wales 0-0 Belgium

    46. Aaron Ramsey will be integral for Wales in the second half.

    If he can link play and bring the likes of Bale, James and Roberts into the game more Wales can get the win they desire.

    An early break from the home side results in Neco Williams trying an effort from distance which goes wide of the post.

  • Kick-off: Wales 0-0 Belgium

    Wales kick-off the second half.

    Big half ahead here.

  • HT: Wales 0-0 Belgium

    This will be a big second half for both sides.

    Wales need to get something from this to keep their Nations League dreams alive.

    Belgium will be looking to progress to the latter stages and need to try and catch the Netherlands at the top of the group.

  • HT: Wales 0-0 Belgium

    Fantastic first half performance by Robert Page’s side.

    Let’s not underestimate the opponents today.

    Ranked number two in the FIFA rankings and fancied to challenge at the World Cup in Qatar.

  • HT: Wales 0-0 Belgium

    The referee brings the first half to a close.

    Good performance by Wales in all areas.

    Keeping the likes of De Bruyne quiet while causing problems at the other end of the pitch.

  • Wales 0-0 Belgium

    45+2. Good play by Wales down the right with Connor Roberts.

    He seems to be fouled a couple of times but the linesman is not having any of it.

    Wales have been the better side in this first half.





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